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An attempted theft went cartoonishly wrong after the alleged offender slipped on ice and sent the stolen cash flying into the air, police have said. The incident unfolded on a Vancouver street where two men agreed to meet after making arrangements online for the sale of an iPhone 15 for $1,200 CAD (

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A man who escaped police custody in the middle of a snowstorm apparently turned himself in less than an hour later to escape the cold weather. Demarkus Davis, 20, allegedly escaped from a police car on the way to a jail in Memphis, Tennessee on Sunday night, when temperatures were as low as -10°

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A conspiracy theorist who accused the government of setting forest fires to make people believe in climate change has admitted setting more than a dozen forest fires. Brian Paré, 38, forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes and destroyed hundreds of hectares of forest by setting the

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Blanket bans on guns in post offices are incompatible with the US Constitution, a federal judge has ruled. Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle, who was controversially nominated by President Trump as a judge for life at the age of just 33, said a "blanket restriction on firearms possession in post offices

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Dictionaries have been removed from Florida school libraries to comply with a new law on children's access to descriptions of "sexual conduct". Five dictionaries are on a list of more than 1,600 books removed from school library shelves in the Escambia County district in December pending a deeper in

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A notorious mob boss's daughter turned TikTok influencer has launched a fragrance in honour of her father, 'the Lion'. Nunzia Giuliano, who has over 15,000 followers on the video-sharing platform, named the O Liò fragrance after her late father, Carmine Giuliano.

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An Italian celebrity is facing a criminal investigation after allegedly implicating his neighbours in the high-profile disappearance of his cat. The disappearance of Hiro, one of three cats owned by Nino Frassica and his family, set the town of Spoleto ablaze last year – not least because the

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A couple who speak French as their first language have been trapped in a Kafkaesque struggle to prove their language ability to French authorities. Vincent and Martine Lenoir, from the French-speaking Wallonia region of Belgium, spoke to CNN about their difficulties in securing French citizenship de

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A Chinese chess champion stripped of his title after defecating in his hotel bath has launched legal proceedings against the competition organisers. Yan Chenglong, 48, won the 2023 National Chinese Chess King Competition in Lingshui, China last month, but subsequently had his title and prize mo

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Former James Bond star Pierce Brosnan is to appear in court on a charge of trespassing near hot springs at Yellowstone National Park. The 70-year-old actor will appear in court in Wyoming on 23 January 2024, the BBC reports.

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A grisly horror movie and a violent video game are among the first new projects featuring Mickey Mouse following the expiration of US copyright protections. Mickey's first cartoon, Steamboat Willie – a roughly eight-minute black-and-white cartoon released in 1928 – entered the publi

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Dozens of school pupils are taking legal action accusing their school of ending a key exam 90 seconds early. The lawsuit filed by at least 39 students in South Korean capital Seoul seeks damages of 20 million won each (around €14,000 or £12,000), the BBC reports.

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A teenager has become the youngest person to ever qualify as a lawyer in California. Peter Park passed the California bar exam at the age of 17, breaking a record previously set by an 18-year-old.

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The latest Apple Watch is being pulled from US shelves at the height of Christmas shopping season due to a David v Goliath patent dispute. The move comes after the US International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled in October that Apple infringed on the patents of medtech company Masimo in relation to th

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A bank robbery went unexpectedly awry when the alleged robbers' getaway vehicle was stolen in the middle of their heist. Three "armed and masked individuals" robbed a cheque-cashing shop in Commerce City, Colorado late on Saturday morning, local police said.

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